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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Calochortus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Calochortus syntrophus Callahan
Habit: Plant +- glaucous. Stem: 40--60 cm, stout, bulblets present. Leaf: basal 20--30+ cm, channeled, generally persistent; cauline occasionally appearing basal, 15 cm, reduced upward. Inflorescence: +- umbel-like; flowers 1--5, erect; bracts 5--20 cm. Flower: perianth bell-shaped, parts centrally dark-blotched; sepals 20--40 mm, lanceolate, long-tapered; petals 30--50 mm, obovate to wedge-shaped, white, margins fringed, basal part yellow; sparsely short-orange-hairy near nectary, nectary not depressed, +- elliptic to crescent-shaped, densely orange-short-hairy; filaments generally +- 8 mm, dilated at base, anthers +- = filaments, lance-linear, white. Fruit: erect, 6--7 cm, linear, angled.
Ecology: Abundant where found. Stony sandstone (Kilarc series) in blue-oak woodland; Elevation: 500--1700 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, CaR (The Cove, Shasta Co.). Flowering Time: May--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Peggy L. Fiedler
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Calochortus superbus
Next taxon: Calochortus tiburonensis
Citation for this treatment: Peggy L. Fiedler 2016. Calochortus syntrophus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=77510, accessed on October 21, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 21, 2016.